Laois Sport

Primary school pupils asked to design a new Laois jersey

Laois GAA, in association with O’Neill’s, is running a competition in partnership with the county’s Primary Schools to design a new Laois GAA kit for the 2022-2023 season. Laois GAA appreciates their young supporters and wanted to do something special...

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Portlaoise U/17’s put long shut down behind them to record a win

Rugby – U/17’s North Midlands League Newbridge 15 Portlaoise 17 IT has been 18 month since these players last played...

Tuesday, 14/09/21 - 7:44am Read More

This week’s GAA Fixtures

TUESDAY JFC ‘C’ Final At LOETB CoE (1): Park Ratheniska v Ballyfin, 7.30pm JHC Group B Rd 2 At LOETB...

Tuesday, 14/09/21 - 7:40am Read More

Heath ladies Minor Cup team win silver medals in the Golf Ireland final

THE AIG Women’s Minor Cup competition commenced for The Heath Golf Club back in early June with home advantage against...

Saturday, 11/09/21 - 1:26pm Read More

Significant game for three young Portlaoise players

Rugby – Leinster League Division 2 Cup Portlaoise 8 Edenderry 29 PORTLAOISE Rugby Club got the new season underway in...

Wednesday, 08/09/21 - 5:54pm Read More

Inexperienced Portlaoise side hold out against Clondalkin

Ladies Rugby – Paul Cusack Cup Portlaoise 12 Clondalkin 7 THE Portlaoise Senior Women’s team finally kicked off the 2021/’22...

Wednesday, 08/09/21 - 5:45pm Read More

Just seconds separate Gary from a second medal

By Denis J. Croke Just 17 seconds separated hand-cyclist Gary O’Reilly and a second Paralympic medal in the 72km H5...

Wednesday, 01/09/21 - 9:19am Read More

Stunning performance wins Gary a bronze medal

By Denis J. Croke Less that 24 hours after Nicole Turner won silver in Tokyo Laois now has a second...

Tuesday, 31/08/21 - 7:37am Read More

‘Best day of my life’ – Nicole Turner

By Denis J. Croke Nicole Turner – Paralympic silver medallist. It has a nice ring to it, hasn’t it. So...

Tuesday, 31/08/21 - 7:29am Read More

Tomorrow’s back page of our 24 page sports section

Tomorrow’s back page acknowledges the magnificent achievement of Portarlington’s Nicole Turner in winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Paralympics....

Monday, 30/08/21 - 5:09pm Read More

National Sport

Bohemians and Derry share spoils in stunning 3-3 draw

Digital Desk Staff Bohemians remain a point outside the top-four in the SSE Airtricity Premier Division, after an incredible game at Dalymount this evening. It finished 3-3 against Derry City, with both sides scoring in injury time. Bohs stay fifth,...

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Four Dundalk players test positive for Covid ahead of FAI Cup clash

James Cox Dundalk will be severely depleted for tomorrow night’s FAI Cup quarter-final replay with Finn Harps. Four players have...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 9:44pm Read More

Sean Dyche believes Burnley have better squad depth this season

By Ian Parker, PA Sean Dyche believes Burnley are better placed to compete on multiple fronts this season as he...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 6:27pm Read More

European clubs frustrated by how FIFA is consulting over calendar proposals

By Jamie Gardner, PA Chief Sports Reporter European clubs are becoming increasingly frustrated by what they see as a brazen...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 6:03pm Read More

Jarred Gillett to make debut as Premier League’s first overseas referee

By PA Sport Staff Jarred Gillett will become the first overseas official to referee a Premier League this weekend. The...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 5:47pm Read More

Everton’s James Rodriguez set to have talks about move to Qatar

By Carl Markham, PA Out-of-favour Everton playmaker James Rodriguez has travelled to Qatar to discuss a move to the Middle...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 4:42pm Read More

Carabao Cup ‘gold’ for Liverpool as Reds prepare to give youth a chance again

By Carl Markham, PA Liverpool’s assistant manager Pep Lijnders insists the Carabao Cup has been “gold” for the club despite...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 3:39pm Read More

Matt Fitzpatrick relishing hostile atmosphere awaiting Team Europe at Ryder Cup

By Phil Casey, PA Golf Correspondent Europe’s players are braced for a hostile atmosphere when they attempt to retain the...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 2:41pm Read More

Jesse Lingard: My muted celebrations were out of respect to West Ham

By Andy Sims, PA Jesse Lingard admitted his muted celebrations after his goal at West Ham were out of respect...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 2:20pm Read More

Buffalo Bills record first NFL shutout of season to beat Miami Dolphins

By PA Sport Staff Buffalo Bills claimed the first shutout of the new NFL season to clinch a 35-0 win...

Monday, 20/09/21 - 2:19pm Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

Tuesday, 11/09/12 - 3:20pm Read More